Posts tagged Roman
Ep 51 - April Ghouls: La Llorona

Hide yo kids and stay away from waterways and woods and roads because La Llorona is out catching kids. She’s hunting for hijos today to get into those pearly gates. We drink Pisco, trash on the name Martin, and admit we’re too scared to see the Curse of La Llorona, but we gonna tell you folks about the weeping boogie-woman.

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Ep 49 - Myth Love: Pyramus and Thisbe

In this episode we talk two tales of two lovers. Starting out is Pyramus and Thisbe who met through a glory hole?! And later we draw the parallels to the most well known doomed star-crossed lovers story: Romeo and Juliet. That once again proves Shakespeare stole it from the French, who stole it from Italy, who stole it from Greece, who stole it from Babylon.

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Ep 48 - Myth Love: Cupid and Psyche

It’s the tale as old as time, the beauty and the Greek. Love is blind for Psyche, who cannot look upon her new husband for some reason unbeknownst to Psyche but beknownst to us. One day her jealous sisters trick her into breaking this golden rule to look upon her husband and setting off a quest for some impossible tasks for Psyche to prove her love to the goddess of love herself, Venus.

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Ep 47 - Myth Love: Orpheus and Eurydice

To Hell and Back Again, a Bards tale by Orpheus of Thrace. Orpheus would do anything for love, and he would do that. Go to hell with Orpheus in pursuit of his lost love, Eurydice. He’ll prove that true love and love songs conquer almost all, even death as he plays his lyre and sways the crowds including Pluto, Proserpina, Charon and Cerberus. And if that don’t touch your heart, then you might be a murder-lusting Maenad Bacchus groupie.

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Episode 15 - All I Want for Saturnalia is Yule

Yule want to listen to this episode and our whole Holiday party pack of episodes coming to you in the month of December! It's Yuletide and Saturnalia all in one this week. We hope you are ready to lose your togas and don your pileus caps! Gather your wine and your wassail, take a seat and light the log and party for at least a week to celebrate Saturn and the Golden Age of Man in our favorite Roman Holiday, Saturnalia!

We're not limiting this celebration just to Classical Rome. No sir! It's not a Yuletide party until you've ridden your Sleipnir with Odin all the way up and down the heims for a raucous season of the hunt.

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Ep 2 - All My Zeus's Children

Put on your earbuds, we gonna talk our way through the many god and goddess children of that no-good, philandering scoundrel king of Mt. Olympus, Zeus. Thanks to the infidelity that rascal Zeus, we have Hermes, Athena, Artemis, Ares, Apollo, Dionysus, Hephaestus, and Persephone. Somebody better tell Hera, she's got some revenging to do.

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